Unique and Silly May Holidays

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May is easily my favorite month of the year! The weather is glorious and some of the best unique and silly holidays happen in May. These silly holidays help me add an extra layer of magic to my kids lives here and there. Do I celebrate all of them? No, but we do enjoy finding out all of the different unique and silly May holidays. Let’s see what they are!

May 1st – Mother Goose Day

Read your favorite nursery rhyme

May 2nd – National Truffle Day

Enjoy these delicious treats today

May 3rd – Do Something Special for You Day

Do you boo! It’s your day!

May 4th – Orange Juice Day

Enjoy a tasty glass of freshly squeezed orange juice

May 5th – Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate with salsa and chips

May 6th – No Diet Day

Treat ‘Yo Self!

May 7th – Teacher Appreciation

Show your teachers some appreciation today

May 8th – No Socks Day

Rock your look sans socks!

May 9th – Lost Sock Day

Maybe help Mom track down some of those missing socks!

May 10th – Clean up your Room Day

Get that room tidy!

May 11th – Eat What You Want Day

See, I told ya May was my favorite month!

May 12th – Crazy Hat Day

Wear your silliest hat with pride!

May 13th –  Leprechaun Day

Can ya spot a leprechaun? Maybe set up a trap for him

May 14th  – Dance like a Chicken Day

Do your best version of the chicken dance

May 15th – Chocolate Chip Day

Will you celebrate with cookies or ice cream? OR BOTH?

May 16th – Love a Tree Day

The perfect day to adopt a tree!

May 17th – Pretend You’re an Animal Day

What animal will you pretend to be today?

May 18th – No Dirty Dishes Day

Today is the day to keep up with your dishes or use paper!

May 19th – Devil’s Food Day

Why not bake a yummy devil’s food cake?

May 20th – Pick Strawberries Day

The perfect day to take your family strawberry picking at your local farm!

May 21st – Waiters and Waitresses Day

Take your family out to eat and tip a little more than you normally would and leave a written note

May 22nd – Play a Musical Instrument Day

Guitar, drums, violin – oh my! What one will you pick to play today?

May 23rd – Lucky Penny Day

Take a bag of pennies and make a wish at your local fountain

May 24th – Scavenger Hunt Day

Set up a fun scavenger hunt for your kids to complete

May 25th  – Tap Dance Day

Strap on your tap shoes and get to dancin’

May 26th – Get Outside and Play Day

Get out there and have some fun!

May 27th – Memorial Day

Pay your respects to those that lost their lives fighting for our freedom

May 28th – Hamburger Day

Fire up the grill it’s time to whip up some yummy burgers

May 29th – Paperclip Day

Head on over to Staples and treat yo’ self!

May 30th – Water a Flower Day

Help the flowers bloom!

May 31st – Smile Day

Smile at those you love!

May is a great time to celebrate the unique and silly holidays! What silly and unique holidays will you be celebrating with your family?


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